clock in/on

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of clock in/on

chiefly British
: to record on a special card the time that one starts working
  • What time did you clock on?
  • I clocked in 10 minutes late.

Word by Word Definitions

clock play
  1. : a device other than a watch for indicating or measuring time commonly by means of hands moving on a dial

  2. : a registering device usually with a dial

  3. : time clock

  1. : to time with a stopwatch or by an electric timing device

  2. : to be timed at

  3. : to register on a mechanical recording device

  1. : an ornamental figure on the ankle or side of a stocking or sock


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